Patio. Our Big Little DIY: Part 1

I want to have the hang out house. This is the story about our summer DIY project. We have about 2.5 acres of land, with the flattest land being towards the back of the property. This is not ideal for gatherings in the least! While I blog often about my social anxiety, the truth is... Continue Reading →

Garden and Life Plotting

Life and gardening are metaphoric to each other. In both life and gardening we make plans, rearrange plans, think about what has happened in the past, and try to prepare for the unknown and possible loss; we put our blood, sweat, and tears into creating something to be proud of. Defending it from intruders that... Continue Reading →

Glimmer of Spring

A glimmer of Spring. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD; how appropriate) suffers can rejoice when Spring starts to poke through the haze of winter.  Up to twenty percent of us have a mild case of SAD and it is more common in woman than men. With winter chilling us to the bone and sucking the moisture... Continue Reading →

Today, I Bought Some Plants

I used to treat my credit cards like an endless supply of free money. I would shop like it was a sport. At bars and restaurants, I never looked at the bill, I just tossed the card on the table. It led to a pretty nice life in my twenties, but then repairing the damage... Continue Reading →

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